Philippines

Pacquiao files COC for president; names Atienza as running mate

By Ferdinand Patinio   Former Manila mayor Lito Atienza (left) and Senator Manny Pacquiao (right). (PNA photo by Ferdinand Patinio) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Manny Pacquiao was the first aspirant to file a certificate of candidacy (COC) for president at the Sofitel Harbor Garden Tents in Pasay City on Friday. The senator also named his running … Continue reading

Sports

Pacquiao retires from boxing

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao (Photo from Pacquiao’s Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Manny Pacquiao, the only eight-division champion in boxing history, has officially called it a career in boxing after announcing his retirement from the sport on Wednesday. In a 14-minute video, the 42-year-old Pacquiao said “goodbye boxing,” signaling an … Continue reading

Sports

Pacquiao fails to reclaim WBA title after bowing to Cuban fighter; Promoter says old moves no longer there

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Manny Pacquiao failed to reclaim the World Boxing Association welterweight title that was stripped away from him after falling prey to Cuban pug Yordenis Ugas in their showdown at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday (Philippine Time). In a battle … Continue reading

UMAC Cargo, Benjie Lindo Live to co-host Pacman PPV
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UMAC Cargo, Benjie Lindo Live to co-host Pacman PPV

UMAC Cargo Edmonton and Benjie Lindo Live Updates will jointly host a PPV of Manny Pacquiao’s fight on Saturday night, starting at 6. Co-organizer Benjie Lindo made the announcement on Friday. “Suportahan natin ang ating Pambansang Kamao,” said Lindo. Pacquiao will face Yordenis Ugas of Cuba, who replaced his original opponent, American Errol Spence. Continue reading

Philippines

DSWD says Pacman may have confused his data

By Christine Cudis   NO MISUSE. Social Welfare and Development Secretary Rolando Bautista answers the missing fund allegation of Senator Manny Pacquiao during the Palace online press briefing on Monday (July 5, 2021). Bautista said the Social Amelioration Program funds are all accounted for. (Screengrab) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– StarPay, one of the financial service providers (FSPs) of the … Continue reading

Philippines

No corruption complaint vs. DOH: DOJ

By Benjamin Pulta   Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday said contrary to assertions made by Senator Manny Pacquiao, there are no complaints against the Department of Health’s (DOH) handling of finances arising from the government’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) response that were filed before the Task Force … Continue reading

Manny settles for double-double as MP Team trounces Edmonton
Edmonton

Manny settles for double-double as MP Team trounces Edmonton

Edmonton, Canada—Manny Pacquiao settled for a double-double as the MP Team subdued the Edmonton All-Stars, 101-91, on Saturday, December 28 (Sunday, December 29, in Manila) in the windup of the Chooks-to-Go/MPBL Canada Invasion at Edmonton Expo Center. The MPBL Founder and CEO wound up with 33 points, including back-to-back triples that quelled Edmonton’s final rally, … Continue reading

Manny Pacquiao to arrive in Alberta today; MPBL games set in Calgary, Edmonton
Alberta

Manny Pacquiao to arrive in Alberta today; MPBL games set in Calgary, Edmonton

Manny Pacquiao to arrive in Alberta today;MPBL games set in Calgary, Edmonton EDMONTON — One of the world’s greatest professional boxers of all time and Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao and the MPBL are coming to Alberta. Calgary-based organizer Maricel Salazar said the “Pambansang Kamao” and founder of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) is arriving … Continue reading